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Electric Utilities and Industry Experts Provide PUC Updates on Electric Reliability for Summer Months

July 09, 2013

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today released the Summer Reliability reports from the state’s 11 electric distribution companies (EDCs) and other industry representatives.  The reports provide the EDCs’ preparations and plans for various conditions such as severe storms and high temperatures that may affect electric supply, price and service reliability for the summer months. 

“With the Commission’s responsibilities of safeguarding electric utility service for Pennsylvanians, these updates provide a look at how prepared the industry is for the high energy use associated with summer,” said Chairman Robert F. Powelson. 

The reports focus on the following: reliability enhancement programs, preventive maintenance programs, capacity planning and 2012 storms and the lessons learned from them. 

The reports are available via the links below:

PPL Electric Utilities

PECO Energy Company

West Penn Power

Penn Power



Duquesne Light

Citizens' Electric

Wellsboro Electric

Pike County Light & Power

UGI Electric Utilities

PJM Interconnection

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